Japan never seems to be short of original ideas. It’s a country that is recognized for being creative, inventing trendy toys, and priding itself in always being one step ahead of the game. Talking ...
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Right now, we are all starting to lose our patience being stuck at home and are struggling to keep the whole family happy and entertained. Just to keep the kids quiet, you may be allowing them to ...
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Let me guess. You’re cooped up at home (as you should be right now!), sitting on the couch and mindlessly flicking through the channels. Whether you’re catching up on your favorite TV show or ...
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Back in 2010, the Internet briefly went wild about the Potechi no Te and Popcorn no Te, two grabber toys from Takara Tomy that seemed like the perfect tool for coach potatoes too lazy even to pick up ...
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Boxed set of exclusive Japanese chocolate snacks
Nestlé Japan have enjoyed immense success with its range of exclusive Japanese Kit Kat snacks. Many of these use unique regional ingredients, such as sake or matcha. Others feature innovative ...
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Alongside other global food and drink brands like Coca-Cola and Kit Kat, Häagen-Dazs has enjoyed success in the Japanese market by creating flavors and products especially for the local market. The ...
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It's now only a few weeks left until the Heisei period ends and a new, as-yet-unnamed era begins when Emperor Akihito abdicates and Crown Prince Naruhito takes the throne. As such, we are seeing ...
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Here's a serious improvement on the "obligation chocolate" that is wrecking Valentine's Day for many in Japan: Nestlé Japan has returned with another brilliant chocolate snack for the local market ...
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Japan's convenience stores are a constant source of wonder, from the rotating lineup of snacks and products they stock to the inventive services and gimmicks they regularly introduce. This latest ...
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Nestlé has honed a brilliant marketing strategy in Japan: produce special versions of Kit Kat snacks with Japanese flavors and ingredients. A few of these are general, such as the wildly successful ...
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The Baum Records is a baumkuchen (baum cake) of the type popular in Japan but with a major, and innovative, difference. Created by the Takamatsu-based confectionary maker La Famille as a unique ...
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We've all heard of conveyor belt sushi (kaiten-zushi), but what about conveyor belt desserts? That's the idea behind the new all-you-can eat dessert restaurant Maison Able Cafe Ron Ron, which opens ...
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Official Summer Olympic Games souvenir baseball jacket
Two of the best things about summer in Japan are the fireworks and the ice cream. Whether it is classic shaved ice kakigori desserts or any of the fantastic Japanese flavors like adzuki or matcha ...
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Nissin recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for a special type of drainer lid especially designed for its staple Yakisoba UFO instant buckwheat noodle product. If functions a bit like a ...
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Suigian is a new sushi restaurant in central Tokyo that combines classical performing arts with some of the finest dining the city has to offer. Opening March 20th in Nihonbashi, the lunch and ...
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